What’s It Like Working as a UX Designer at an Agency vs In-House?

Posted on Jun 30, 2017
What’s It Like Working as a UX Designer at an Agency vs In-House?

I wrote this event recap blog post to summarize my takeaways from an AMA PDX event where Moda Health’s UX Strategy and Design Director, Ed Stojakovic, discussed the differences between working as a UX Designer at an agency vs an in-house corporate setting. Turns out modern tools, time, and the confidence of your team can greatly impact your work experience.

“Earlier this summer, American Marketing Association Portland (AMA PDX)hosted Moda Health’s UX Strategy and Design Director, Ed Stojakovic, to give a summary talk covering the differences between working as a UX Designer at an agency vs an in-house corporate setting. Even though the term UX is tossed around a lot, and there are training programs that churn out UX designers, and there are even awards for UX (we’ve won some ourselves) – User Experience is a craft in its infancy that’s still maturing as a discipline. I work alongside our UX designers on the strategy team at GRAYBOX, and attended this event hoping to gain insight on how other companies were incorporating UX professionals into their larger teams….”

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